How To Draw An Elf
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In the mythology of Germany, the term “elf” originally referred to any spirit, good or bad. Later, the term denoted a small, human-like creature. Elves were often seen as mischievous, stealing children, harming cattle, and giving people bad dreams. Others were seen as good, teaching birds to sing and performing helpful tasks for people.
Belief in elves waned during Medieval times, but reentered popular culture with William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. In the early 1800s, St. Nicholas, the forerunner of Santa Claus, was first described as a “jolly old elf.” By 1850, at least two literary references had been made to “Christmas elves” helping Santa to make toys for children in his workshop at the North Pole.
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Today, elves in art are typically depicted as being short in stature and having pointed ears. Christmas decorations, cartoons, and live action films feature such elves, typically clad in green and wearing pointed shoes and hats. Elves of other descriptions occupy books, movies, and memorabilia of fantasy fiction. Today, the country of Iceland has the highest number of people reporting a belief in elves.
Would you like to draw an elf? Doing so is easy with the help of this simple, step-by-step drawing tutorial. You will need only a piece of paper, a pencil, and an eraser. You may also wish to use markers, crayons, or colored pencils to shade your drawing.
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Christmas Unit For Kids
Want to create an entire Christmas unit study around this elf headband? If so, keep reading below for our favorite ideas!
Reading aloud to your child is a great way to help them develop a love of reading. It also helps them learn how to communicate better, and it encourages their curiosity and imagination.
Below are some of the top Christmas books to read to your kids!
Dasher: This wonderfully illustrated Christmas book for kids gives you the back story on one of Santas favorite reindeer, Dasher! Girls will especially love to read this since Dasher is a girl.
Construction Site On Christmas Night: Fans of the fun characters of the construction site books have to add this Christmas themed story to their collection. See how the trucks get ready for Christmas!
How To Catch An Elf: Kids everywhere love the silliness of this Christmas story. The rhymes and the illustrations will draw the kids in as well. This is a Christmas book kids will want to read every year!
Crafting with kids is a great activity for kids because it helps with fine motor skills, exercises creativity, helps to relieve stress, and helps kids learn to use scissors properly.
Add in any of our other easy Xmas crafts:
Help your kids learn and work on their fine motor skills with these Christmas pattern block mats. Theyre a great activity for home or the classroom, and will help them learn shapes and colors as well!
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Watch This Dad Greet And Embarrass His Daughter While Dressed As Buddy The Elf
Nothing rings in the holiday spirit quite like your parents embarrassing you in front of other people while they’re dressed like a character from a beloved Christmas movie. Oh, has that never happened to you? Well, it happened to one girl this year, whose father decided to bring her some holiday cheer by dressing up like Will Ferrell in Elf and greeting her in public.
A clip capturing the sceneposted on Reddit on Tuesday to r/PublicFreakoutshows a girl leaving what looks to be a mall or school, when her dad shows up, in full Buddy the Elf regalia, and recites lines from the beloved 2003 Jon Favreau film.
“Oh my goodness, it’s Elaina! I know her,” the dad shouts, echoing a moment when Ferrell’s Buddy thinks that the real Santa Claus is coming to the Gimbels department store where he’s working.
Naturally, this adult man’s daughter is mortified to see her dad dressed as an elf, shouting at her in a public place. But even though she seems exasperated and a good bit embarrassed, she also comes off like she thinks it’s at least a little funny. She asks her dad a question we’ve all asked our parents at one time or another, regardless of whether or not an elf costume was involved: “What is wrong with you?”
Undeterred by his daughter’s Grinch-like shade, the father tries to serenade her with a song that Elf star James Caan would probably remark was “weird.”
Will Ferrell As Buddy
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Learn To Draw A Cute Xmas Elf For Kids
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Buddy The Elf Headband Craft
Christmas is the time of year where kids are most excited!
They cant wait to find out what Santa has in store for them, and they get to do lots of fun activities at home and at school.
This Buddy The Elf Headband craft is another activity they will love to do!
Its not only fun, but it helps kids work on skills like following directions, creativity, and more.
We love simple kids crafts like this and kids do too! Download the free template and make it this December!
Also, be sure to look through all of our elf activities for kids for even more ideas.
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How To Draw A Cheerful Christmas Holiday Elf For Kids
I have a little work desk buddy that looks sort of like my husband haha. So I keep this little guy I found at Dollar Tree on my office desk to cheer me up. I didnt think of this until I realized this little elf tutorial looks almost exactly like this little guy. Cute huh? Lets draw this happy Christmas elf step by step for kids.
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Note: This tutorial and our many others are suitable for ages 3 to 10